Apple’s 24-inch iMac with M3 Chip Unveiled

Apple has introduced a 24-inch iMac, boasting its advanced M3 chip. This enhancement offers a substantial performance boost, housed in a sleek design available in seven bright shades. The new iMac showcases a 2x speed improvement over its M1 predecessor. Compared to older Intel-based models, it performs up to 4x faster, all while offering a vivid 4.5K Retina display. Key features include faster wireless capabilities and a seamless iPhone interaction. It’s optimized for various users, from families to gamers and businesses.

John Ternus, Apple’s Hardware Engineering head, emphasizes the new iMac’s blend of aesthetics and function, asserting it’s ideal even for those shifting from Intel. Visual representations showcase the iMac’s versatility in various settings, including family use, business, and gaming.

At its core, the M3 chip significantly enhances the iMac’s performance with an 8-core CPU and a potential 10-core GPU. Activities like multitasking, photo editing, and 4K video streaming have become faster and smoother. The new iMac also supports cutting-edge graphics features like mesh shading and ray tracing.

Performance comparisons indicate substantial improvements in browser speed, app responsiveness, and gaming experiences. Creative professionals, too, can expect a faster workflow, especially in video editing and graphic design apps.

The new iMac is particularly appealing to Intel users, offering them a massive performance leap. The 24-inch, 4.5K Retina display is set to replace both 4K and 5K Intel models. Additional features include a stellar camera, sound system, and the latest Apple technologies, with Touch ID being a notable inclusion.

Moreover, the new iMac is designed to harmonize with the entire Apple ecosystem, ensuring seamless transitions between devices.

macOS Sonoma, the latest operating system, further elevates the iMac experience. It introduces innovative features like desktop widgets, enhanced video conferencing tools, and significant Safari upgrades. Gaming, in particular, gets a notable uplift.

In line with Apple’s commitment to sustainability, the new iMac with M3 champions environmental responsibility. It incorporates recycled materials in various components and eliminates harmful substances. The packaging, too, is eco-friendly.

The new 24-inch iMac with M3 is available to order on Wednesday, November 1, on Apple online store and in the Apple Store app. It will begin arriving to customers and will be in Apple Store locations and Apple Authorised Resellers starting Tuesday, November 7.

iMac with an 8-core GPU starts at S$1,899 and S$1,829 for education and is available in green, pink, blue, and silver. It features an 8-core CPU, 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two Thunderbolt ports, a Magic Keyboard, and a Magic Mouse.

iMac with a 10-core GPU starts at S$2,199 and S$2,049 for education and is available in green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver. It features an 8-core CPU, 8GB of unified memory, 256GB SSD, two Thunderbolt ports, two additional USB 3 ports, a Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Magic Mouse, and Gigabit Ethernet.